Agropur, Inc.
  • Production
  • Le Sueur, MN, USA
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability, and 401(k)

Agropur is currently looking for 1 Shift Lead at our Le Sueur, MN Food Ingredient Plant.

Job Summary:

The Shift Lead is responsible for leading and facilitating Production personnel in order to meet daily production requirements and meet facility goals related to performance, quality, sanitation and safety while making a quality product.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize all aspects of the shifts production functions in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and company safety policies.
  • Operation of the spray dyers with adherence to all company SOP's.
  • Oversee mixing and bagging operations.
  • Oversee 6-8 production employees per shift.
  • Record hourly readings of equipment.
  • Troubleshoot problems that arise during the shift, may require light mechanical aptitude.
  • Conduct work in a safe manner and abide by all company safety policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Production Management.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand and obey all GMP's, SOP's and safety policies.
  • Knowledge of Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points (HACCP), and Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
  • Ability to read, understand and speak English.
  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Requires the ability to communicate and document well.
  • Computer literate.
  • Be able to move up and down ladders and stairs.
  • Frequently move up to 55 pounds for a 12 hour shift.
  • Able to move about the work stations in a manufacturing environment most of the shift.
  • Be able to work at floor level, waist level, and shoulder level repetitively.
  • Be able to work the shift assigned and fill in other shifts as needed.
  • Be able to work weekends and off shifts if needed or assigned.
  • Safety Protocol
    • Stop any observed unsafe acts, and obey facility safety rules and procedures.
    • Correct or report any observed safety hazards.
    • Support safety policies and programs.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.


Education Required:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience Required:

3-5 years' experience in the food production industry or in a related quality field preferred.

Certification/Licensure Required:


Skills Required:

  • Good to excellent communication skills
  • Excellent training and coaching skills
  • Ability to lead and direct production personnel
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate and document work in English
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work well under pressure

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